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Re: Adios, "Brachiosaurus" brancai

2009/9/11 Jaime Headden <qi_leong@hotmail.com>:
> But what do you use to allow someone to understand the meaning of your usage 
> relative to the meaning of someone else's useage? How does one actually apply 
> your use, when you have no definition or reference point?

Taste, judgement, experience, consensus.  I know that a lot of people
would love to find a way to make these things obsolete, but it ain't
gonna happen.  They have always been crucial and they always will be:
like everything else we do, science is a human process; to pretend
otherwise is delusion.